...ANN ARBOR -- There comes a point during the preseason when players don't want to talk about football anymore.
They want to get on the field, and hit somebody.
While Jim Brandstatter's playing days might be a few decades behind him, he has reached a similar point.
The University of Michigan football radio color commentator is sliding over a chair to the play-by-play role, taking over for his longtime broadcast partner Frank Beckmann.
After 30-plus years in the role, Beckmann retired at the end of the 2013 season. Former CBS and ABC television analyst Dan Dierdorf gave up his plans of retiring...